A case in which the Court established a precedent for judicial review in the United States, declaring that acts of Congress that conflict with the Constitution are ...
First decision by the Supreme Court to declare a law unconstitutional (1803).
The landmark 1803 case
The case of
It is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is. Those who apply the rule to particular cases, must of necessity expound ...
Mar 14, 2014
Early in Marshall's term as Chief Justice, a seemingly insignificant case came
before the Supreme Court. However, that case,
View this case and other resources at: Citation. 5 U.S. 137, 1 Cranch 137, 2 L. Ed
. 60 (1803) Brief Fact